Susan McWilliams Lev-Yadun's Blog – February 2014 Archive (2)

A little about myself and my Irish "credentials"

I began learning to play the (great Highland) bagpipes a few years ago. So far my only Irish tune is the anthem: "Amhrán na bhFiann", which I am still working on, but tomorrow (when I have my lesson) I will begin on "Minstrel Boy". I hope to play at my favorite Irish pub in TA one day in the near future. I should have picked an instrument that can blend in with the sessions. Too late now, I'm well into it.

I recently found out from my cousin that her dad/my uncle learned to play the…

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Added by Susan McWilliams Lev-Yadun on February 16, 2014 at 4:29am — 3 Comments

Great Irish Romances: Joseph Plunkett and Grace Gifford

Of all the great men and women of that era, was there a more gallant figure than Joseph Mary Plunkett, or a more hopeless love than that of Plunkett and Grace Gifford? They were to be married in a church on St Stephen’s Green on April 23, Easter Sunday, 1916, but history…

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Added by Susan McWilliams Lev-Yadun on February 7, 2014 at 3:00am — 4 Comments

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